Jason brings to the Group an extensive financial services experience
Feb 6th, 2013 - Sopra Group Solutions today announced the appointment of Jason Gouk as the new Client Account Director with responsibility for developing the Groups commercial relationships with existing financial services clients, as well as the generation of new business.
Jason is a successful client sales and management representative with 22 years’ experience in the IT industry having spent over 17 years selling business and IT solutions to the Financial Services industry including some of the largest retail banks and insurance companies in Europe. Jason joins Sopra Group from IBM where he has held a variety of roles including sales management, business development, client management and retail banking solution sales.
Speaking of his appointment, Jason said: ‘I’m delighted to have joined Sopra Group at this exciting time in its development. The UK financial services sector faces a number of market, regulatory and structural challenges and Sopra Group is ideally positioned to help financial institutions resolve and resource against these challenges. I believe Sopra Group has a highly experienced and professional team as well as many highly respected clients and I’m looking forward to working with them both in developing our business further.
Elliot Howard, Sopra Group Solutions Managing Director said: ‘Jason brings to the Group an extensive financial services experience. I believe alongside Jason’s expertise and enthusiasm he will be invaluable as we take the company forward and I am pleased to have him on board - I would like to wish him every success for the future.’
About Sopra Group
Sopra Group is a leader in consulting, IT services and software development in Europe, providing assistance and guiding its clients to ensure the success of their complex transformation projects.
With particular attention to business processes and information systems combining industrial quality, high-performance services, added-value and innovation to the solutions it provides, Sopra Group is the partner of choice for large enterprises and organisations seeking the best usage of information technology to enhance their development and competitive edge.
Its subsidiary Sopra Banking Software develops and distributes leading, specialised application solutions for the financial services market. Sopra Group employs more than 14,000 people and generated a pro forma turnover of 1,2 billion euro in 2011.
Sopra Group (SOP) is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris stock exchange (Compartiment B) – ISIN Code: FR0000050809.
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